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ACADEMY AWARDS SHORTLIST

  • Shortlisted:
    Documentary Feature,

    Summer of Soul

AARP MOVIES FOR GROWNUPS AWARDS

  • Nominated:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

AFI HONOREE

  • Winner:
    AFI Special Award,

    Summer of Soul

AFRICAN AMERICAN FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATIONS

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

ALLIANCE OF WOMEN FILM JOURNALISTS

  • Nominated:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

AMERICAN CINEMATHEQUE’S TRIBUTE TO THE CRAFTS

  • Winner:
    Editor,

    Josh Pearson (tied with THE RESCUE), Summer of Soul

AUSTIN FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

BRITISH ACADEMY FILM AWARDS LONGLIST

  • Nominated:
    Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

  • Nominated:
    Editing,

    Summer of Soul

BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS

  • Longlisted:
    Best International Independent Film,

    Summer of Soul

CHICAGO FILM CRITICS SOCIETY

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

CHICAGO INDEPENDENT CRITICS

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

  • Nominated:
    Best Independent Film,

    Summer of Soul

COLUMBUS FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

  • Nominated:
    Best Film,

    Summer of Soul

Critics Choice Documentary Awards

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary Feature,

    Summer of Soul

  • Winner:
    Best Director,

    Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson – Summer of Soul, tied with Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin – The Rescue

  • Winner:
    Best First Documentary Feature,

    Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson – Summer of Soul

  • Winner:
    Best Editing,

    Joshua L. Pearson – Summer of Soul

  • Winner:
    Best Archival Doc,

    Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson – Summer of Soul

  • Winner:
    Best Music Doc,

    Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson – Summer of Soul

DALLAS-FORT WORTH FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

DENVER FILM CRITICS SOCIETY

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary Feature,

    Summer of Soul

DETROIT FILM CRITICS SOCIETY

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

DOC NYC

  • Winner:
    Short List: Features,

    Special Jury Prize for Cultural Treasures: SUMMER OF SOUL (...OR WHEN THE REVOLUTION COULD NOT BE TELEVISED)

FLORIDA FILM CRITICS CIRCLE

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

THE GREATER WESTERN NEW YORK FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION WINNERS

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

GEORGIA FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

GOTHAM AWARDS

  • Nominated:
    Best Documentary Feature,

    Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson director
    Joseph Patel, Robert Fyvolent, David Dinerstein, producers
    (Searchlight Pictures, Onyx Collective, Hulu)

Grammy Awards

  • Nominated:
    Best Music Film,

    SUMMER OF SOUL (Various Artists) Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, video director; David Dinerstein, Robert Fyvolent & Joseph Patel, video producers

HAWAII FILM CRITICS SOCIETY

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

HOUSTON FILM CRITICS SOCIETY

  • Nominated:
    Best Documentary Feature,

    Summer of Soul

INDIANA FILM JOURNALIST ASSOCIATION

  • Nominated:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY AWARDS

  • Shortlisted:
    Best Documentary Feature,

    Summer of Soul

International Documentary Association

  • Nominated:
    Best Feature,

    Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Summer of Soul

  • Nominated:
    Best Director,

    Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Summer of Soul

  • Nominated:
    Best Music Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

  • Nominated:
    Best Editing,

    Summer of Soul

IOWA FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

KANSAS CITY FILM CRITICS CIRCLE

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

LAS VEGAS FILM CRITICS SOCIETY

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

  • Nominated:
    Best Breakout Filmmaker,

    Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, Summer of Soul

London Critics Circle

  • Nominated:
    Documentary of the Year,

    Summer of Soul

LOS ANGELES FILM CRITICS AWARDS

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary / Non-Fiction,

    Summer of Soul

  • Winner:
    Best Editing,

    Joshua L Pearson, Summer of Soul

MUSIC CITY FILM CRITICS’ ASSOCIATION

  • Nominated:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

  • Nominated:
    Best Music Film,

    Summer of Soul

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (NAACP)

  • Nominated:
    Outstanding Breakthrough Creative (Motion Picture),

    Summer of Soul

  • Nominated:
    Outstanding Documentary (Film),

    Summer of Soul

NORTH CAROLINA FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

NORTH DAKOTA FILM SOCIETY

  • Nominated:
    Best Documentary Feature,

    Summer of Soul

OKLAHOMA FILM CRITICS CIRCLE

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

THE NORTH TEXAS FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

PHILADELPHIA FILM CRITICS CIRCLE

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

  • Winner:
    Best Soundtrack / Score,

    Summer of Soul

PHOENIX FILM CRITICS SOCIETY

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

PHOENIX CRITICS CIRCLE

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

PORTLAND CRITICS ASSOCIATION

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

PRODUCERS GUILD

  • Nominated:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

SAN DIEGO FILM CRITICS SOCIETY

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

  • Nominated:
    Best Editing,

    Summer of Soul

SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA FILM CRITICS CIRCLE

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

SEATTLE FILM CRITICS SOCIETY

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary Feature,

    Summer of Soul

SOUTHERN FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION

  • Winner:
    Top 10,

    Summer of Soul

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

SPIRIT AWARDS

  • Nominated:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

ST. LOUIS FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul

TORONTO FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION

  • Winner:
    Allan King Documentary Award,

    Summer of Soul

WASHINGTON DC AREA FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARD

  • Winner:
    Best Documentary,

    Summer of Soul